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October 1, 2005
May 26, 2011 4:32 AM
Care matters, Not being good
Rabbi Yitzchak's teaching is so true and so right. Indeed we get confused being good with showing care. If we do care for someone, we should know that there can be occasions in which we should be bold and tough, and say "no". Thank you so much.
February 24, 2010 3:03 AM
This was excellent...very profound. Be G-dlike, in a meaningful way.
March 16, 2008 1:06 PM
I was asking G-D to clarify something for me. You should be happy to know that G-D is using you.....Thank you
Helen (Chaiah) Schwab,
October 6, 2005 12:00 AM
A good answer to a tough question
That was a good answer to a tough question. Thank you.
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Rabbi Yitzchak Berkovits is a leading expert on Mitzvot Bein Adam L’Chavero, the Torah’s wisdom regarding interpersonal relationships. He is dean of the Jerusalem Kollel and also the Center for Jewish Values.
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